Computing Services Overview

For help regarding computing issues please contact the CCPR Helpdesk at:

  • Computing Support

    CCPR’s Data and Computing Core, teaming up with the Social Sciences Computing (SSC), aims to provide CCPR with total computing system support including:

    • Data/Computing Consultation and Assistance
    • Network Research Computing Solutions
    • Secure Data Enclave Support and Maintenance
  • Consultation and Assistance

    • Writing data security proposals to acquire restricted data sets, guidance for restricted data acquisition.
    • Assistance in preparing computing aspects of proposals.
    • Developing dedicated computing resources for your projects.
    • Systems and data troubleshooting.
    • Computing budget planning.
  • Network Research Computing Solutions

    CCPR Terminal Server (TS2)

    • Fast dual processor machine with 512 Gigabytes of Ram, available for computation and debugging
    • Flexible Software Installation options (Stata/MP, SAS, Mplus, MATLAB)
    • Assisting researchers in meeting deadlines and overcoming the hardware limitations of their standard desktop machines.
    • Current Server: – (CCPR Managed – for

           Social Sciences Educational Terminal Server

    • Medium size multiprocessor machine with a large amount of memory.
    • Almost all software available in the Social Sciences Computer Lab (SSC) is available on this machine.
    • For assistance:

           High Performance Cluster Computing (Hoffman2)

    • CCPR is connected to the Hoffman2 Cluster hosted at IDRE where very high end processors are available for carrying out R/Stata/SAS/Matlab simulations
    • More information regarding the Hoffman2 cluster is available at

    Unix Enterprise Servers/Webservers/Database Servers/Data Scraping Servers

    • High end multiprocessor machine with large amount of memory.
    • Several Statistical packages available.
    • Several compilers available.
    • Supports many simultaneous users.
    • Setup on request and availability
  • CCPR Secure Data Enclave

    CCPR’s Secure Data Enclave (SDE) provides a secure air gapped environment with which to store and work on restricted datasets. In-depth information regarding the SDE and restricted data support can be found here.